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because social commentary has no place in comics

Marvel Comics has caved to right-wing whingers who don’t like that their behavior — calling Obama a Muslim terrorist socialist who isn’t even an American citizen; engaging in cluelessly and hence hilariously hypocritical protests (“government hands off my Medicare!”) — makes them prime targets for satire, as a recent Captain America story targeted them, according … more…

Comic Books Unbound (review)

It’s an entry in the ongoing series ‘Starz Inside’ that the cable network Starz likes to label ‘documentary,’ but this one, at least, feels exactly like the kind of promotional filler you find filling up odd scheduling holes on premium movie channels (it’s suspiciously 59 minutes in length).